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Manchin being sued by brother for $1.7M
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III faces a $1.7 million civil suit filed by a brother over a lifeline to save a family carpet business in the late 1980s.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Joe Lieberman Has A New Gig
He'll teach an undergraduate course and give three public lectures on topics ranging from Judaism and public service to the Middle East.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Intellectual Conservative Politics an...
Race, Bigotry, and Liberal Selective Indignation
In the 2000s, the Democratic Senate leader and former KKK Kleagle Robert Byrd , dropped the n-word twice in national news interview.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin is a fraud
Should it surprise anyone that West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin , coming from an increasing conservative-voting and Republican-leaning state, that he would pull the old campaign sounding conservative during the election season and go to Washington D.C. and vote like a liberal routine.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Alabamians pushing for President Joe Manchin. Wait. Who?: Today in state politics
Manchin is the former governor of West Virginia who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010 during a special election following the death of Democrat U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Partisans Haven't Figured Out How to Hate Elizabeth Warren Yet
Yesterday was fairly busy and historic at Slate , so I didn't get to join the caravan of reporters covering Elizabeth Warren's drop-in to West Virginia.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Jake Krack and the Bing Brothers Debut at Carter Fold Saturday
Saturday, July 19th, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by Jake Krack and the Bing Brothers Old Time Band.
Laura Ingraham Endorses Lamar Alexander's GOP Primary Challenger
The conservative radio host who helped Dave Brat defeat Rep. Eric Cantor , had harsh words for Sen. Lamar Alexander on her show Monday morning, endorsing the two-term senator's primary challenger.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Mountaintop Removal, the perfect symbol for America
When future historians study our time, they really should focus on mountaintop removal strip mining in Appalachia.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Robert F. Jakubowicz: Constitutional duty to govern
The 4th of July holiday, which commemorates the Declaration of Inde- pendence, has become, what John Adams in 1776 hoped its celebration would be, namely, "the most memorable day in the History of AmericaSsolemnized with Pomp and Parade with S Games, Sports S and illuminations."
Thu Jul 03, 2014
What you need to know about Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom Restoration Act
This week's Hobby Lobby decision has brought the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a law that most people never knew existed, into the spotlight.
Grimes focuses on miner safety in retooled pro-coal platform
With signs pointing to a potentially rocky road ahead in coal country, Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes sought to retool her coal message this week, injecting a populist strain into her pro-coal platform.
Dan Liljenquist: President Obama has become a constitutional squatter
During his administration, President Obama has aggressively and unabashedly taken possession of legislative powers by refusing to enforce laws he disagrees with, by legislating through executive fiat and by rewriting laws through agency regulations.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Wall Street Journal
50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act -- The Numbers
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the landmark Civil Rights Act into law 50 years ago Wednesday, ending decades of racial discrimination in public places including schools.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Harpers Ferry National Park Turns 70
Seventy years ago today, June 30, 1944, Harpers Ferry National Park was approved by Congress and signed into law by President Theodore Roosevelt.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Los Angeles Times
The Civil Rights Act: What JFK, LBJ, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X had to say
Today, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is celebrated across the United States and its historical virtue extolled in textbooks.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Manchin, Rahall Mark Fourth Anniversary Of Byrd's Passing
Washington, D.C. Two members of West Virginia's Congressional delegation paid their respects Friday to U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd to mark the fourth anniversary of his death this weekend.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Ex-US Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dies
This Feb. 11, 1982 file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker of Tenn., center, flanked by Sen. Paul Laxalt, R-Nev., left, and House Minority Leader Robert Michel of Ill.
Coal fires up W.Va. House race
Deep in coal country, the candidates waging one of the nation's most closely watched House races are competing to show who is the most outraged by President Barack Obama's environmental policies.